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5660: Fungus Susceptibility: MIC Panel Print View
Isolate   By Report   
Amphotericin B MIC BROTH DIL  By Report  ug/mL 
Fluconazole MIC BROTH DIL  By Report  ug/mL 
Itraconazole MIC BROTH DIL  By Report  ug/mL 
5-Fluorocytosine MIC BROTH DIL  By Report  ug/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Pure Culture Agar Slant 1 (0) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s) See COLLECTIONS INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE

See "Guidelines for Shipping Infectious Substances".
Preparation of Isolate:
1. Culture on Sabouraud agar slant (or other appropriate mycological
media) within a glass screw-cap tube. Wrap Parafilm around screw cap
and wrap tube in paper towel to protect the glass tube from breaking
inside the outer container.
2. Place the properly labeled tube into appropriate sized
container. On the outer container affix a label "Etiologic
Agent/Biomedical Material."
3. Ship by overnight courier (following courier
regulations) at ambient temperature.

Acceptable specimen is YEAST only. Mould susceptibility will not be
performed.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
7 days

CPT Code
87186

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Panel contains: Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, 5-Fluorocytosine, Itraconazole. Please provide isolate identification when requesting this assay. CPT Code = 87186. This test(s) was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, Valencia, CA. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.






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